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Protecting Your Data

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It is our responsibility at Emory to be aware of the security threats to our IT environment and to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect against these threats. As Emory’s Chief Information Security Officer, I would like to share with you an overview of the importance of protecting your data and your access to […]

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Change regarding Duo and the “Remember Me for 30 days” option

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We have made a change to Duo, Emory’s application for two-factor authentication. Previously, the “Remember Me for 30 days” option was tied to the specific application for which you had set that option. Setting this option for one application had no impact on your authentication to other Duo-protected applications. We have modified the use of […]

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Jason Iacono, Sr. Security Specialist, Enterprise Security, Threat, Vulnerability and Incident Management

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Jason Iacono is the newest senior security specialist working on the Enterprise Security, Threat, Vulnerability and Incident Management team. Before coming to Emory, he spent over two years at ControlScan, where he primarily did security engineering for a product called LogRhythm. Before ControlScan, Jason worked in various other IT-related roles, including at HP. He’s done IT work […]

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Sunny Pradhan, Enterprise Information Security Risk/Compliance Specialist Sr

Sunny Pradhan (pronounced PRUD-Hahn) recently joined LITS as a senior enterprise information security risk and compliance specialist. He previously worked for over a year at E*TRADE Financial as a senior information security assurance specialist. In addition, Sunny has 12 years doing various IT and IT security-related work in different industries such as higher education, healthcare, finance tech, […]

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Emory Information Security wins national award

Emory’s Duo Two Factor Authentication Project was just named Information Security Project of the Year for North America in the Academic/Public Sector Category. The project beat out competing projects from organizations like Harvard University, the United Nations, the Cook County (Chicago) Department of Homeland Security, and others. “I am very excited about this achievement,” said […]

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Derek Spransy wins 2017 Award of Distinction

Derek Spransy, who works in IT Security as the lead information security specialist, is one of fourteen Emory employees selected as this year’s winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction. Since 1985, the award has annually recognized staff members who have made outstanding contributions to the Emory community. Honorees were celebrated at a dinner on Oct. […]

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Zachery Cox, Cloud Security Specialist, IT Security

Zachery Cox has joined the IT Security Team as a cloud security specialist. Before coming to Emory, he spent six months as a contractor at Deloitte as a development/operations infrastructure engineer. He was also an associate cloud engineer at Cox Automotive. A native of Marietta, GA, Zachery earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science at […]

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